If you enjoyed the George Smiley books, this series of short stories, that include the Smiley character, will be a pleasure to read. Michael Jayston was the perfect narrator for these stories about the world of British spies.
The villain is a German serial killer who subjects the listener to his endless philosophical psycho babble. This is made more intolerable by the narrator using a faux German accent that sounds like the Count from Sesame Street!
I regret being so critical because I am usually a Michael Prescott fan. But the awful accent of the villain and the one dimensional characters made this audiobook a major disappointment!
Yes! He is a good writer but was sure "off his game" with this stinker!
Worst German accent for the villain and his naïve girlfriend sounded like a Valley Girl on a bad day!
Disappointment and a slight cringing at the narration.
I am a fan of the Alex Delaware series and particularly enjoy John Rubinstein's narration. This current storyline was rather predictable and not very compelling. I still enjoyed listening to "Guilt", though it was not one of the better ones in the series.
The new Alex Cross audiobook
I look forward to the next book in the series, but expect a much more compelling story.
After an interesting beginning, the story loses some steam and the plot gets a little far fetched. The reason for the French secret service being the bad guy is given a weak explanation. Over all, this proved to be just an ordinary audiobook.
Jack in Marin
Yes! I have listened to several other Cumming books. I enjoy the stories involving the WWI nurse.
The reader did a good job and made it easier to finish the story. Had I read the book, I might have given it up.
It is not a blockbuster story. I doubt it is unique and/or compelling enough for a movie or TV show.
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